MySocialShortcut Toolbar Removal Guide

Do you know what MySocialShortcut Toolbar is?

Have you accidentally downloaded MySocialShortcut Toolbar with Ask Search tools? If you have, the home pages of your browsers (Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer) are now set to This search tool is not malicious, but some users believe that it is a malicious browser hijacker that requires removal. Of course, this is not the truth, unless you are 100% sure that you weren’t informed about Ask Search being installed. Overall, in the cases we have researched, MySocialShortcut Toolbar always informed the user about browser modifications with the chance to decline the offer. Luckily, the removal of the toolbar and the associated search tools is not that complicated. Learn how to delete MySocialShortcut Toolbar from your PC using this report.MySocialShortcut Toolbar Removal GuideMySocialShortcut Toolbar screenshot
Scroll down for full removal instructions is the official website for MySocialShortcut Toolbar. If you install the toolbar from this site, we are sure that you will have the chance to accept or decline the search tools. However, if you choose to download the application using third-party sources, the search tools could be installed without your notice. Furthermore, malware could be slipped in as well. Malicious programs must be removed, not trusted, which is why you need to do whatever it takes to keep it away. If you are not sure if you need to delete malware or if the programs installed with MySocialShortcut Toolbar are dangerous and require removal, you can always use a malware scanner. Even if malicious programs are not detected, you should consider removing MySocialShortcut Toolbar. This program presents links to third-party sites and installs data-tracking cookies. The Ask Search tools can install these cookies as well, and they can expose you to sponsored search results. These are the reasons for removing this software.

Running Fanatic Toolbar, InternetSpeedTracker Toolbar, and MyTransitGuide Toolbar are a few browser extensions that have been created by the developer of MySocialShortcut Toolbar, which is Mindspark Interactive Network. We have prepared separate removal guides for users who are trying to delete them from their operating systems, but it is most likely that you will also be able to delete them using the guide below. If you have more questions regarding the removal of MySocialShortcut Toolbar, we suggest starting a discussion in the comment section below.

Delete undesirable toolbar and search tools

Delete from Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Vista

  1. Simultaneously tap keys Win+R to launch RUN.
  2. Type in Control Panel and click OK.
  3. In the Control Panel menu click Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click the app you have chosen to remove and select Uninstall.

Delete from Windows XP

  1. Move the cursor to the bottom-left corner of the Taskbar and click Start.
  2. Open Control Panel and double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Move to the Change or Remove Programs menu and Remove MySocialShortcut Toolbar.

Delete from Google Chrome

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings and navigate to On Startup.
  3. Mark Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
  4. Identify the URL of the undesirable search tool, change/remove it, and click OK.
  5. Move to Appearance, select Show Home button, click Change, and follow step 4.
  6. Go to Search, click Manage search engines, and select a new default search provider.
  7. Click X on the URL of the search tool you wish to remove and select Done.
  8. Tap Alt+F again, select More tools, and click Extensions.
  9. Remove the undesirable extension (click the trash icon and select Remove).

Delete from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+T.
  2. Select Manage Add-ons and go to Search Providers.
  3. Remove the undesirable search tool after setting a new default search provider. Click Close.
  4. Tap Alt+T one more time and select Internet Options.
  5. Click the General tab and find the Home Page section.
  6. Remove/overwrite the URL of the undesirable search tool and click OK.

Delete from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch the browser and click the Search icon on the Firefox search box.
  2. Select Manage Search Engines and Remove the undesirable search tool. Click OK.
  3. Simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Options.
  4. Click the General tab and find the Home Page section.
  5. Remove/overwrite the URL of the undesirable search tool and click OK.
  6. Simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+A to access the Add-ons Manager.
  7. Click Extensions and Remove the undesirable add-ons.

In non-techie terms:

MySocialShortcut Toolbar is an extension for Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Firefox browsers. Many users are unpleased with this toolbar because of the search tools attached. If you do not use your chance to decline these search tools, your home page and default search provider settings will be modified. If this has happened already, you can use our manual removal guide. You can also remove MySocialShortcut Toolbar using an automatic malware remover, which we particularly advise using if malware was installed onto your PC.